Mattresses + Toppers

FAQs about our Green, Vegan and Latex mattresses, including reviews, specifications, materials, feel and care.

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Why Did the Price of Your Latex Mattress Increase?

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What Size Dog Bed Is Right for My Dog?

We offer two sizes for our dog beds.
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Which One of Your Mattresses Is Right For Me?

A side-by-side comparison of our Green Mattress, Latex Mattress, and Luxury Plush Mattress.
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How Do I Store My Mattress?

Going away? Here's how to make sure your mattress stays safe.
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Do Your Dog Beds Provide Orthopedic Support?

Yes, our Organic Dog Bed is one of the most supportive pet mattresses in the world.
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What Is Graphite Powder?

Our vegan mattresses harness graphite powder as a natural, non-toxic flame retardant.
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What Mattress Size Is Best For Me?

Our mattress size guide will help you determine the ideal mattress size for you.
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What Happens to an Avocado Mattress in Extreme Temperatures?

Natural latex is not only incredibly supportive — it's durable and resilient, too.
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Why Did the Price of the Green and Vegan Mattresses Increase?

To keep up with increased material and shipping costs, the price of the Green and Vegan mattresses increased by $100.
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Can I Use My Mattress In a Van or Camper?

As long as it fits and stays dry, an Avocado makes a great mobile mattress.
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How Bouncy Is Your Mattress?

Our mattresses are responsive to your movements.
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Isn't Wool Hot? Why Is It So Good For Temperature and Moisture?

Not at all — the unique and natural properties of wool make it an excellent temperature moderator.
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What's the Best Mattress For My Sleeping Position?

Each of our mattresses are tailored to how you sleep. This guide will help determine which is best for you.
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Is Latex Hypoallergenic?

Latex is not hypoallergenic, but ours is 100% natural, anti-microbial, free from VOCs, breathable, and durable.
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What Is the Weight Limit On Your Mattresses?

We recommend no more than 350 pounds per person, or 700 pounds total.
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Are Your Mattresses Vegan? Do You Make an Option Without Wool or Animal Products?

We're proud of our certified vegan mattresses and topper.
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How Are the Seams Stitched? Will They Last?

We double-stitch our durable perimeter seams for long-lasting durability.
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Does an Avocado Mattress Sleep Hot?

Because of their natural, organic materials, Avocado mattresses are known for their breathability.
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What Are the Dimensions and Weights of Your Mattresses?

These are the dimensions and weights for all our organic mattresses.
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How Do You Ensure the Wool and Cotton Do Not Shift During Production?

We ensure quality control through our commitment to hand-crafted excellence.
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How Can Your Mattresses Be So Fresh?

Avocado Mattresses are made by hand with natural materials, so yeah, they are super fresh.
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What Is the Difference Between the Comfort and Support Layers?

Comfort layers provide pressure point relief, while support layers provide zoned support and structure.
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What Are the ILD and Density Ratings of the Organic Latex in Your Green Mattress?

Our standard mattress uses 3" of D65 medium-plush latex while our pillow-top mattress uses 5" of D65 medium-plush latex.
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Why Is There Plastic Wrap on the Mattress? Is it Recyclable?

We Use Plastic LDPE ♶, which is recyclable and one of the safest types of plastic.
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Rubber vs. Latex: What's the Difference?

Latex, which is tapped from trees, is the all natural milky sap used to make rubber.
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Are the Coils in Your Innerspring Unit Made With Tempered Steel?

Yes, our coils use high-quality, single-tempered steel for extended performance and durability.
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Do You Make Custom Sizes?

Unfortunately we cannot accommodate custom sizing.
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How Are the Layers of Your Mattresses Constructed?

We're completely transparent about every layer of an Avocado mattress.
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How Is Your GOLS Organic Certified Dunlop Latex Made? What's In It? Has It Been Tested?

Our latex is 100% GOLS organic certified, STANDARD 100 by OEKO-TEX®, and eco-INSTITUT tested and certified.
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Is There a Foundation That You Recommend?

We make our own Foundation with FSC®-certified wood and GOTS organic certified cotton.
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Can An Eco-Luxury Mattress or Topper Really Fit in That Box? What Size Is the Shipping Box?

We compress and roll our mattresses to fit snugly in their conveniently-sized boxes.
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How Long Does An Avocado Mattress Last?

An Avocado Mattress is designed to last at least 25 years and comes with a 25-year limited warranty.
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What Is a Hybrid Mattress?

A hybrid mattress combines the best of both worlds — foam and an innerspring support unit.
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Can I Use My Existing Box Spring or Foundation?

We recommend a platform bed, bed slats, foundation, or adjustable bed to support your mattress.
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Will An Avocado Mattress Work On an Adjustable Base?

Yes, we even make two options that we would recommend.
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Do I Need to Flip or Rotate My Mattress?

Yes, you need to rotate your mattress regularly to ensure even wear. No, you should not flip your mattress.
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How to Clean Your Natural Mattress Without Using Harsh Chemicals

It's not as hard as it seems — here's a guide to cleaning your natural mattress.
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What Third-Party Performance and Durability Testing Have You Done?

These test videos and results from our third-party durability testing show why we're so confident in our 25-year warranty.
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What Does the Legal Label Tag On Your Mattress Say?

We're happy to share our law labels with you.
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Can You Tell Me More About the Innerspring Support Unit in Your Hybrid Mattresses?

We use a 5-zone coil support system in our Luxury Plush, Green, and Vegan hybrid mattresses.
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What's the Difference Between Dunlop and Talalay Latex?

Our mattresses feature GOLS Organic certified Dunlop latex because we believe it's a healthier choice for you and the environment.
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Who Makes Avocado Mattresses?

We do. In our own GOTS certified factory in California.
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What’s the Difference Between Your Organic Crib Mattress and Your Luxury Crib Mattress?

The Organic Crib Mattress is more affordable, and the Luxury Crib Mattress features more luxurious layers.
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Does An Avocado Mattress Need a Box Spring?

No, our mattresses do not need a box spring and we do not recommend using a box spring. An inappropriate boxspring may void your warranty.
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What Is Convoluted Latex?

Our proprietary Convoluted Latex reimagines a mattress’s foam core.
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Why Does Your Law Label Say 'This Mattress Is Intended To Be Used Without A Foundation'?

The label has to do with flammability test requirements. We do not control, nor can we edit, that language, which is required.
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What Are the Layers of Your Latex Mattress?

The core of both our Latex Mattress and Vegan Latex Mattress includes 9 inches of GOLS organic certified latex.
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Too Firm Or Hard? Be Sure Your Mattress Isn't Upside Down.

The Avocado logo at the head or the foot of the mattress should be right side up.
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What Is the Firmness Rating of Your Mattresses?

Our blind mattress test delivered an accurate portrayal of the average sleep experience on each of our mattresses.
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